Technical paper on non-sampling errors and biases in retrospective demographic enquiries
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The papers deals about the complete enumeration, both of population in a population census and of vital events of births, deaths, marriages etc in civil registration and vital statics system, remains the unalterable objective, sampling methods can successfully be introduced at enumeration stage to lower the cost and to reduce the operations of census taking, and at the same time to obtain the maximum amount of desired data of the best quality.